Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data when using our website is important to us. Therefore, in our activities we respect the applicable legal provisions regarding the protection of personal data and comply with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. We are committed to the principle of data minimisation.

Responsible for the processing of your data by the website is Stiftung Hoffnung13, Katharina-Eitel-Weg 10, 35039 Marburg/Lahn, Post Box 1428 in 35004 Marburg/Lahn, stiftung (at)

We would like to inform you in the following about when we collect which data and how we use them.

Collection of personal data for internal system and statistical purposes
With the exception of general user behaviour, we do not collect any personal data (e.g. names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses) via our website, unless you voluntarily provide us with this data via the contact form. We do not collect visitor statistics via external services or additional programs installed on the web server. However, server statistics may be collected within the framework of hosting the website, in which information about your browser and your operating system is stored in addition to your current IP address. We do not correlate this data with your voluntary data in case of contact, but only for internal/statistical purposes.

Our website uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on the visitor’s computer. These cookies serve exclusively to ensure the proper operation of the website. These are so-called “session cookies”, which are deleted after the end of your visit.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Processing of personal data
In the event of an application or donation, your data will be stored electronically until further notice and used exclusively to process your request. Our employees are obliged to observe the special confidentiality obligations pursuant to § 5 of the German Federal Data Protection Act. If you agree, we will be happy to report on your project or donation.

Information request
According to the German Federal Data Protection Act you have the right to free written information about your data stored by us and their use as well as under certain conditions a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data.

Disclosure of personal data
The personal data collected during a visit to the foundation’s website will only be used to process your request and not be passed on to third parties without your consent.